Abrakadoodle Art Show Celebrates a Year of Art and Creativity with 20 Detroit Area Charter Schools

Abrakadoodle Art Show Celebrates a Year of Art and Creativity with 20 Detroit Area Charter Schools

Student art took center stage on Friday, May 18th when Abrakadoodle of Detroit hosted its fourth annual Student Art Show & Reception at Voyageur College Prep High School. “This was our biggest show yet,” remarked Dawna Kelly (photo, right), Program Director of Abrakadoodle Detroit. The event, held from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, was attended…

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NEWS: Abrakadoodle Welcomes Newest Location – Oakland County, MI

NEWS: Abrakadoodle Welcomes Newest Location – Oakland County, MI

Sterling, VA, May 15, 2018 – Abrakadoodle is pleased to welcome new franchisees Anna and Chris Firestone of Farmington Hills, MI to its newest franchise territory serving Oakland County. They will be bringing award-winning creative, mobile art programs to benefit children and adults. The Firestone’s will be offering Abrakadoodle’s visual arts classes, camps, workshops, in-school…

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NEWS: Dawna and Al Kelly Expand Footprint to Include All of Detroit, Michigan

NEWS: Dawna and Al Kelly Expand Footprint to Include All of Detroit, Michigan

Sterling, VA, May 11, 2018 – Dawna and Al Kelly, owners/directors of Abrakadoodle of Wayne County, MI, have expanded their territory to include all of Detroit, as well as neighboring suburb Grosse Pointe. They join a growing number of multi-unit owners within the award-winning Abrakadoodle franchise system. Dawna and Al Kelly of Canton in 2017…

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Full STEAM Ahead for these Industrious Kindergartners

Full STEAM Ahead for these Industrious Kindergartners

Who isn’t intrigued by robots? Kids naturally imagine so many possibilities, especially given some guidance and creative tools. With Abrakadoodle’s robust STEAM curriculum, a group of Kindergarten students discovered it was their lucky day on April 12 when Thunder Hill Elementary School hosted its 7th annual STEAM Day. Marianne Daley, Educational Director of Abrakadoodle of…

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NEWS: Abrakadoodle Welcomes New Wilmington, DE Location

NEWS: Abrakadoodle Welcomes New Wilmington, DE Location

Sterling, VA, May 1, 2018 – Abrakadoodle is pleased to welcome new franchisees Ingrid and James Burnett to its newest franchise territory serving Wilmington Delaware and will be bringing award-winning creative, mobile art programs to benefit children and adults. The Burnetts will be offering Abrakadoodle’s visual arts classes, camps, workshops, in-school field trips, special events…

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Abrakadoodle Raleigh Helps Carying Place Children Express How ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

Abrakadoodle Raleigh Helps Carying Place Children Express How ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

Glinda the Good Witch made it sound so easy. “Tap your heels three times and think – there’s no place like home.”  For homeless families working with the Carying Place, finding a permanent, sustainable home is a long journey. This journey can be particularly arduous for children. The Carying Place has helped families with a…

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Abrakadoodle Arts for All Program Makes a Difference in Central Maryland

Abrakadoodle Arts for All Program Makes a Difference in Central Maryland

Peacefulness. Pride. Joy. These are just a few of the good feelings that result from young people participating in the arts, particularly for those who struggle with issues that can erode confidence and happiness. Marianne Daley, Education Director/Owner of Abrakadoodle of Howard County partnered with the Howard County Public School System’s Homewood Center to engage…

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